“Wild World” & “To Be With You”
Eric Martin started his career singing San Francisco, In 1988-89, Eric would team up with Billy Sheehan, Pat Torpey and Paul Gilbert to form Mr. Big. They would enjoy enormous success with the release of 6 studio albums, numerous hit singles and 6 top-selling live cd’s. All combined, worldwide sales top the 7 million mark. Eric’s third solo album, “Somewhere in the middle” was written during the two-year hiatus from Mr. Big and released in 1998 in Asia and Europe. During the summer of 2001, Eric and the rest of the Mr. Big guys released their last effort, “Actual Size.”
Eric decided to go back into the studio to record “Pure,” a EP that covers his hits in an unplugged and stripped acoustic form with a focus on his rock roots.
He also set out on a type of tour he’s always wanted to do, a solo acoustic run, playing his solo material as well as the Mr. Big material he wrote.
PJ Farley of Trixster will be joining Eric Martin. Trixster is best known for the 1990 hits
“Give it to me good”
“One in a million”
Ben Hans will join them on percussion, Ben is best known for his project, “The Ben Hans Trio” & as Kip Wingers acoustic percussionist.